Heirloom Dish – Hei Bi Hiam

In “The Heirloom Recipes: Crispy Shrimp Chilli (Hei Bi Hiam)”, a family recipe is documented step-by-step as we uncover the story of a Teochew family from Singapore whose patriarch is a former resident of Pulau Tekong. Overcoming the language barrier, she picked up the recipe for Crispy Shrimp Chilli (Hei Bi Hiam) by observing and learning from fellow Malay villagers. Through alteration to the recipe to cater to the Chinese palate, she created a family favourite that has since been passed down within the family.

1kg dry shrimp
500g dry chili
10 slice garlic
20 red onion
1/2 tablespoon of Sugar
some cooking oil


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